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Cruz Rojas, Juan (author)
From a global perspective, the building industry is one of the significant factors of environmental impact on the planet. Related activities in this industry refer to 40% of total carbon emissions; 28% of this value accounts for building operations, while the remaining 12% represents the manufacturing of new construction materials. Studies have...
master thesis 2023
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Cano-Londoño, Natalia A. (author), Capaz, Rafael Silva (author), Hasenstab, Christian (author), Velásquez, Héctor I. (author), McIntyre, Neil (author), Corder, Glen D. (author), Posada Duque, J.A. (author)
Purpose: Gold mining has historically and significantly contributed to the Colombian economy. Gold extraction in Colombia is mainly done through two techniques: open-pit and alluvial mining. In this study, the environmental impacts of both these mining systems were analyzed using the life cycle assessment (LCA) framework, including...
journal article 2023
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van Overeem, Jan (author)
San Andrés is a Colombian-Caribbean Island located 800 km from the Colombian coast. On its Eastern side there is a barrier reef formation protecting the island from offshore incident waves. Due to the protected environment created by the coral reef, sandy beaches can be formed on the East side of the island. <br/>During normal conditions, waves...
master thesis 2022
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Dang, M.K. (author)
Rio de Janeiro is an ever-changing and expanding city that is facing challenges interms of food security, urban sprawl, and the fragmentation of the green infrastructure. By mapping the surface area of the urban rooftop landscape and finding spatial synergies with the city’s socially and environmentally vulnerable areas, a case can be made in...
book chapter 2022
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Tary, Jean-Baptiste (author), Mojica Boada, Manuel Jose (author), Vargas, Carlos Alberto (author), Montaña Monoga, Ana Maria (author), Naranjo, D. (author), Quiroga, David Ernesto (author)
The Mutatá earthquake is a Mw 6 earthquake which occurred in northwestern Colombia on September 14, 2016. This region is located at the junction between three tectonic plates, namely the South American, Nazca and Caribbean plates, and the Chocó-Panamá and Northern Andes Blocks. This event took place in the Murindo seismic zone, a zone...
journal article 2022
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Ortiz Velasquez, Federico (author)
The recent Colombian Peace Agreement between the government of Juan Manuel<br/>Santos and FARC-EP offers the opportunity to analyze the transitional justice<br/>model, that aims to address the past violent events and the future of the victims.<br/>The lack of involvement of architecture in the post-conflict dialogue on transitional justice,...
master thesis 2020
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Morales, Javier (author), Lemmen, Christiaan (author), de By, Rolf (author), Molendijk, Mathilde (author), Oosterbroek, Ernst-Peter (author), Ortiz Davila, Alvaro Enrique (author)
A significant number of undocumented people-to-land relationships exist in many countries; they constitute an important barrier to economic development, especially that of rural areas. Although countries often have established procedures to register these relationships, typically, procedures involve outdated, costly and time-consuming workflows,...
conference paper 2019
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Lopes Cardozo, Rebecca (author)
A proposal to set up material conditions that make it possible for dwellers in Teusaquillo, Bogotá to collectively experience the public realms anew through the movement of their bodies during the festive and attentive dance of the carnival taking place along Parkway. Here, one can choose to fully engage with life beyond the self or to withdraw...
master thesis 2019
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Logotheti, Ilianna (author)
Transpassing through urban voids is about the transformation of the residual voids in the urban block into a passage by creating a lively courtyard of public and semi public space.
master thesis 2019
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Leone, Silvia (author)
A river garden punctuated by 9 pavilions along the River Arzobispo, in Teusaquillo - Bogotá. The design proposal involves 3 levels of intervention : <br/>- the urban/ecological scale for the re-naturalisation of the currently polluted river Arzobispo; <br/>- landscape design for the articulation of the river bed and the zoning of the garden; <br...
master thesis 2019
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Petrounine, Alexander (author)
This graduation project explores the act of listening to “noise”, to develop a new critical attitude to understanding sounds of the contemporary city. The essential aim is to create ears which separate, abstract and re-organize the myriad of sounds of the environment, which often ends up in a cacophony. The sounds of the surroundings are...
master thesis 2019
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van der Heide, Iris (author)
Cities are becoming places for Instagramable experiences and Disneyfication. People are moving as fast as possible to get from one place to the other. We often forget to really look and be aware of our surroundings. I believe that some parts of the city should be dedicated to a more slower, more enjoyable, experimental way of moving through and...
master thesis 2019
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Huang, Huang (author)
The North Sea has played an important role in European urbanization. Coastal cities thrive on the basis of port economy; but also shrink significantly once the dominated industry recessed. Today, under the threat of climate change, port-dominated homogenous development becomes rather vulnerable to disturbances. Den Helder is the Wadden port-city...
master thesis 2019
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Castro-Gama, Mario (author), Bernal-Quiroga, Fabio (author), Machado-Hernandez, Eduardo (author)
En este estudio se presenta una formulación alternativa para la Regla de Cobertura Óptima (RCO) cuyo objetivo es la determinación del la descarga óptima de embalses. Se presenta una función de pérdida de embalse para condiciones de escasez. Dicha función de pérdida de embalse se expresa como función la demanda y almacenamiento requeridos, con...
journal article 2019
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Posada Henao, Manuela (author)
Authors such as Clough (1955) and Rostow (1960) believed that countries endowed with natural resources could achieve sustainable economic growth. This belief was based on the role coal and oil had during the 19th and 20th century in the industrial development of countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States of America. However, this...
master thesis 2018
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Mateus Tiago, Beatriz Mateus Tiago (author)
|| BACKGROUND. <br/>Nequi, a FinTech from Colombia, wants to be the digital bank of millennials. However, their most popular feature is cash withdrawals - hindering Nequi’s goal of a digital banking experience.<br/><br/>|| GOAL. <br/>This project addressed the problem: “How to increase Nequi’s relevance in the quotidien life of its users?”<br/>...
master thesis 2018
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van der Graaf, Onne (author), Hillen, Huub (author), van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author), Franken, Kris (author)
The main goal of this project is to determine the optimal location for an OTEC installation with a minimum lifespan of 30 years off the coast of Barranquilla and to make an anchor mooring design for the floater on which this installation is located. Bluerise has identified an area near the coast of Barranquilla for which OTEC can be applied....
student report 2018
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Baron, Lina (author), Mejia, Fabian (author), Jenni, Lorenz (author)
The new Multipurpose Cadaster of Colombia defines, as a standard to achieve data interoperability, the ISO 19152 (LADM). The Project “Modernization of Land Administration in Colombia”, funded by the Swiss Economic Cooperation (SECO), has supported the governing bodies in developing a Colombian profile of the norm (LADM-COL). This profile follows...
conference paper 2018
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Delnooz, Midas (author)
In Bogotá, the capitol of Colombia, the museum of modern art Mambo needs an extension. This graduation project is a proposal for that extension, which has a focus on the relationship and interaction between the building and the public domain. The result is a building complex that has many different levels of publicness, an open building that is...
master thesis 2018
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van der Bilt, Daphne (author), Kroes, Jenske (author), Paulissen, Sjoerd (author), van Wierst, Bas (author)
The reach of the Magdalena River around the city of Barrancabermeja experiences large issues concerning its navigability since the construction of the Yondó Bridge. The purpose of this study is to investigate possible causes of this poor navigability and to come up with an improvement to the current situation. The influence of bars and scour...
student report 2018
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